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Physical Therapy Spotlight: Christine Powers, PT

At Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin, we are grateful to be home to some of the top orthopedic specialists in the region. This expert-level care extends beyond our surgical staff to each of our departments. Physical therapy is one of the many vital orthopedic specialties we provide, and our physical therapists have trained to help you […]

Paddle into Summer Fun: Kayaking Benefits and Safety Tips

Would you like to feel the light breeze across your face, see the sun’s reflection, and watch the birds enjoy the plants and insects as you glide across the top of the water?  This summer you can enjoy these things easily.  Grab a kayak. Grab a paddle. Grab a life vest. Away you go!   Kayaking […]

Celebrating the Retirement of Dr. John Roffers: A Pillar of OHOW

After an impactful career spanning several decades, Dr. John Roffers has announced his retirement. His remarkable career with Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin and the wider medical community has been nothing short of extraordinary.   Dr. Roffers played an instrumental role in establishing numerous medical practices at OHOW. For over 20 years, he served as the […]

Iron Out Your Game: Prevent Common Golf Injuries

Golf is everywhere. What has always been a popular sport has recently exploded. With more ways to play, like entertainment-based facilities such as TopGolf, golf has reached a new demographic of players.   With the expanded growth of the sport comes the rise in golf-related injuries. New or amateur golfers with poor body mechanics and errors […]

Preseason Preparation: Getting Ready for a Successful Hockey Season

While the summer sun may make the ice and cold of the hockey season feel far away, dedicated players recognize the importance of year-round training. The preseason period for hockey is a key time for players to lay the foundation for a successful season.   At Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin, we know the importance of being […]

Stay Safe and Enjoy the Ride: Essential Summer Biking Tips and Benefits

As summer approaches, there is no better time to get outside and explore. Hopping on a bicycle is the perfect way to combine summer wanderlust with a low-impact physical activity that provides many benefits. Not only do you gain mental health benefits from exercising and sunshine, but biking can also be excellent exercise to improve your joint health and […]

Gov. Evers Honors Wisconsin Hospitals in National Hospital Week Proclamation

In recognition of National Hospital Week, May 12-18, 2024, Gov. Tony Evers has issued a proclamation that recognizes and celebrates the contributions of Wisconsin hospitals and health systems to the communities they serve. Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin is celebrating by highlighting its partnership with the Milwaukee community.  “OHOW is proud to provide quality health care […]

The OHOW Center Earns Milwaukee Business Journal Real Estate Award

Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin is happy to share that the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin Center (The OHOW Center) located on UW-Milwaukee’s campus, has won the title of “Best New Sports Facilities” by the Milwaukee Business Journal Real Estate Awards.    The Milwaukee Business Journal Real Estate Awards focus on the best real estate deals and projects completed […]

OHOW Physicians Receive 2024 Top Doctors Award

Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin is happy to announce that 18 OHOW physicians and 18 affiliated physicians have been awarded the Top Doctors Award by Milwaukee Magazine for 2024! This prestigious honor acknowledges the outstanding contributions of these physicians to the healthcare landscape of Milwaukee and beyond.   At OHOW, we pride ourselves on having top-rated doctors […]

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